ST. JOHN'S, Antigua
The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean early today, roaring along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the weekend.
SOUTH BERWICK (AP) — Facing a historic shortage of bus drivers, Maine students attending a private school are being ferried to school in commercial bus lines.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he has hired a former energy executive as his new energy chief.
LePage said Tuesday that former Downeast Energy Corp. Chief Financial Officer Steven McGrath began his tenure as director of the governor's energy office in late August.
PORTLAND (AP) — A man who faces an attempted murder charge following a shooting at a car wash in Maine is being held on $100,000 bail.
The Portland Press Herald reports that Abdul Rahman Timbo of Virginia made his initial appearance in court on Tuesday, two days after the shooting.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine officials say the release of a new online database that shows whether a school employee passed a criminal background check has been delayed.
The Portland Press Herald reports the system was scheduled to launch July 1. Now, officials say the system will not be fully functional until mid-October.
Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation.
BRUNSWICK — Ernest A. Thibeault, 84, formerly of Topsham died on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Coastal Shores in Brunswick. He was born June 25, 1933 in Brunswick, Maine, the son of Alfred M. and Delia Bernier Thibeault.
Ernest served in the Army and was a Korean War Veteran. He worked at the US Gypsum Mill for over 30 years. After retirement he worked at Shaws.
(AP) — Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins is calling on Congress to act quickly to protect individuals brought to the U.S. as children.
Collins tweeted on Tuesday that it's not right to hold children responsible for their parents' actions. She said in many cases, such individuals only know the U.S. as their home.
BRUNSWICK — Bruce C. Crouch, 74, of Sunnybrook Village, Bath Road, died peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick following a brief illness.
Carole Louise Gunness Hedblom of Brunswick, ME died September 1, 2017 after a 32 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was 75.
Brenda J. Stilkey Williams of Freeport passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Maine Medical Center in Portland after complications from cancer treatment overcame her. Born in Brunswick, Maine on August 1, 1953, the daughter of the Donald C. Stilkey and Evelyn Prout Stilkey.
Walter Richard Young, 82, of Freeport, Maine passed away on August 31, 2017. He was born on October 21, 1934 in Wethersfield, VT. The only son of Helen Gelewsky. He was adopted by Theadore Young 1943 after Ted and Nellie were married. He lived in Goldsboro Maine and Graduated from Sumner High school.
William (Bill) Clyde Cutler of Amelia Island , FL and Orrs Island, ME left this life on August 04, 2017 after a brief illness.
DEAR ABBY: I am a mother of three and happily married to my kids’ father. I am now seven months pregnant with my fourth baby, but this child is not my husband’s. My husband is a loving man and a good father. My problem is, I don’t know how to tell him I’m not carrying his baby.